1. This interview with Bush Video was broadcast on ABC television in Australia on 17th September, 1973.

    Bush Video was a prominent group using video as an experimental art form in the early 1970s in Australia. Bush Video was set up by the experimental filmmaker, Mick Glasheen, who had been using video since 1968. He was approached by the organisers of the Nimbin Aquarius Festival held in May 1973 to provide video access to festival participants. Bush Video applied for funding to build a cable network throughout the town of Nimbin. This was the very first experiment in cable television in Australia.

    Bush Video was a loose, collective organisation built on the spirit of collaboration and explored most of the areas in which video has been used since.

    This stream is a copy of an episode of GTK which was a popular, youth-orientated TV series produced and broadcast by ABC Television which premiered on 4 August 1969. The series title was an abbreviation of the phrase "Get To Know". The show ran until 1974 when it was superseded by Countdown.

    The interview is with Jack Jacobson, Jonny Lewis and Annie Kelly from Bush Video. This interview was probably recorded in the Bush Video studios located in Ultimo in central Sydney. Other Bush Video members include Mick Glasheen, Doug Richardson, Jack Meyer, Joseph El Khouri, Mark Evans (aka Ariel), Melinda Brown, Phillipa Cullen, Martin Fabinyi, with others notables such as Stephen Jones, Brian Williams and Tom Zubrycki dropping by.

    I shot a 16mm sync-sound film interview with Jack from Bush Video during the Nimbin Aquarius Festival in 1973. Jack is the guy sitting on the stool on the left of the screen in the GTK video. If I remember correctly, his nickname was "Fat Jack". He is quite a character as you can see.......and he provided us with a very interesting interview about how video portapacks were going to have a revolutionary influence in society. His predictions basically came to pass in the years that followed.

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  2. Title: I Love Sarah Jane
    Year: 2008
    Country: Australia
    Director: Spencer Susser
    Production Company: Aquarius Films
    Funded by: Qoob

    A bunch of teenagers in a ghost town, full of death and desolation, where adults have turned into zombies. Among them, stands Jimbo (Brad Ashby), madly in love with Sarah Jane (Mia Wasikowska). This is the second short film (the first being Spider) funded by Qoob. Directed by Spencer Susser, who also co-wrote the script with Australian author/director David Michod, this film has been selected in major festivals across the world (among which Sundance '08) and won 4 prizes so far.

    qoob.tv/spencersusser

    Watch other shorts by QOOB on
    livestream.com/qoobtvfilms
    In HD:
    livestream.com/qoobtv169hd

    All channels by QOOB:
    qoob.tv/tv

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  3. Lucy has developed a Summer School concept that gives students the opportunity to work directly with industry professionals on a real project whilst at school. Working alongside Melbourne’s RMIT University with architecture, fashion, media and interior design students, this three week intense Summer School offers a fresh and pragmatic framework summoning a new direction in creative education and evolution of music video.

    Lucy approached Australian synth pop outfit Rat Vs Possum to see if they would be interested in uniting forces with twenty students and make a kaleidoscopic dance clip where students are the actors and actresses.

    Rat Vs Possum’s Let Music and Bodies Unite is a dance-inspired party album with a music video to match! Trained as a classical ballerina and renowned as a pedigree artist Lucy creates her very own Rock Eistedford! (an Australian nationwide competition for music, dance and drama school students).

    Lead vocalist Daphne Shum takes us on her journey through her two disparate worlds; whimsical dance choreographies that reference synchronised swimming and a high school science lab are some of the scenes in this fun, theatrical, orchestrated puppet show. These two realities are united by the metallic clad vocalist, Daphne driving these kaleidoscopic worlds. Acclaimed video artist Kit Webster re-projects looped footage back into these worlds to add a synth-pop undertone which perfectly befits the feel of this album.

    Turn It Up lucymcrae.net

    This project was made possible thanks to VESKI (Victorian Endowment for Science, Knowledge and Innovation) is a charitable institution working to enhance Victoria’s intellectual capital through a dynamic program of fellowships, awards, and international networks. veski.org.au

    RMIT Students
    Alex Peters, Eli Ghias, Hugh Westland, Hannah Brasier, Janice Liyanage, K-Buzza, Kate Corke, Maya LaCroix, Megan Kiantos, Melissa Edwards, Michael Raymond, Molly Shelton, Simone Ling, Phoebe Baker-Gabb

    Credits
    Director - Lucy McRae
    Production Designer - Barnaby Monk
    1st Assistant Director - Laetitia Miglore
    Co - Producers - Laetitia Miglore / Emma Pisani
    DOP - Katie Milwright
    Focus Puller - Emily Jade Barr
    Editor - Ine van den Elsen
    Stabiliser - Erwin van den IJssel
    Choreography - Bobilee Shahine / Lucy McRae
    Dancers - Bobilee Shahine, Natalie Shahine, Kristiarne Anthony, Kathleen Skipp and Maggie
    Make Up Artist - Emma Louise
    Costume Design - Cassandra Wheat
    Costume Design - Adele Varcoe
    Projections - kitwebster.com.au
    Television Studio - RMIT Media
    Workshop Assistance - Kevin The Man
    Lead Vocalist - Daphne Shum
    Band Appearance - Kieran O'Shea
    Band Members - Matt Kulesza, Kieran O'Shea, Andrew Noble, Daphne Shum, Adrian Tregonning
    ratvspossum.bandcamp.com

    Thanks to the staff at RMIT Andrea Mina, Anthony Fryatt, Leon van Schaik, Kev from the Workshop (and for teaching yoga), Brian and Keith from Media and Comm and all at the IT .
    Special Thanks to postpanic.com for being amazing.

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  4. Daily ritual, absurd cycle... Every character follows his predecessor... Always... Indefinitely...

    Written and directed by Monica Gallab
    Sound by Deborah Dourneau

    Awards etc...

    Special Jury Award - Con-Can Movie Festival '09, Japan
    Prix Médiatine 2009 - Brussels, Belgium
    Best student film - Anifest 2009, Czech Republic
    Best animation film in the category THEMES AND RYTHMS- Anima ’09, Argentina

    Official selections...

    Annecy 2009
    Sehsüchte 2009
    AIAF - Australian International Animation Festival '09
    MIAF - Melbourne International Animation Festival '09
    SIAF - Sydney International Animation Festival '09
    Animator 2009, Poland
    Anima Mundi 2009, Brazil
    Fresh Film Fest 2009, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
    Aninanima 2009, Cacak, Serbia
    Anim’est 2009, Bucharest, Romania
    LIAF - London International Animation Festival 2009
    CICDAF 2009 - China International and Digital Arts Festival
    Festival Tous Courts 2009, France
    Festival International du Court Métrage 2009, France
    Icon Film Festival 2009, Tel-Aviv, Israel
    Milano Film Festival 2009
    Banjaluka International Animated Film Festival 2009, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Traverse Vidéo 13th Edition 2010, France
    Hiroshima International Animation Festival 2010

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  5. Check out our new film 'The Maker' youtu.be/YDXOioU_OKM

    Born into a world of numbers, an oppressed zero discovers that through determination, courage, and love, nothing can be truly something.

    Zero is a 12'32 stop motion animation written and directed by Christopher Kezelos and produced by Christine Kezelos. For more information, visit zeroshortfilm.com or like us on facebook.com/zeroshortfilm

    SUBTITLES:
    Zero is available on YouTube with transcripts in over 20 languages: youtube.com/watch?v=LOMbySJTKpg&cc_load_policy=1

    About the Director: Christopher Kezelos has recently relocated to Los Angeles from Sydney, Australia and is seeking new Directing opportunities. To get in touch, you can contact him here: zealouscreative.com/contact/

    AWARDS & NOMINATIONS:
    - 2011 Shorts Film Festival: Best FX
    - 2011 Lady Filmmakers Film Festival: Ladies Kick Butt Award
    - 2011 Sandfly Film Festival - Best Animation
    - 2011 Sandfly Film Festival - Best Australian Short
    - 2011 Sandfly Film Festival - Best at Sandfly
    - 2010 LA Shorts Fest: Best Animation
    - 2010 Rhode Island International Film Festival: First Place - Best Animation
    - 2010 ATOM Awards: Best Short Animation
    - 2010 Grand OFF - World Independent Film Awards: Best Animation
    - 2010 Naples International Film Festival: Best Short Film
    - 2010 Bondi Short Film Festival: Best Script
    - 2010 Bondi Short Film Festival: Best Design
    - 2010 Flickerfest International Film Festival: Best Achievement in Sound
    - 2010 Australian Cinematographers Society: Golden Tripod - Experimental & Specialised (National)
    - 2010 AFI Awards: Nominated for Best Short Animation
    - 2010 Inside Film Awards: Nominated for Best Short Animation
    - 2010 APRA Screen Music Awards: Nominated for Best Music in a Short Film
    - 2010 Australian Screen Sound Awards: Nominated for Best Sound in a Short Film
    - 2009 Australian Cinematographers Society: Gold Award - Experimental & Specialised (NSW/ACT)

    OTHER SCREENINGS
    - 2010 Palm Springs International ShortFest & Film Market: Official Selection
    - 2010 St. Louis International Film Festival: Official Selection
    - 2010 Savannah Film Festival: Official Selection
    - 2010 Hiroshima International Animation Festival: Official Selection
    - 2010 Seoul International Cartoon Animation Festival: Official Selection (SICAF Choice)
    (View All: zeroshortfilm.com/category/screenings-awards/)

    Watch the behind the scenes video: vimeo.com/8452412

    Thanks to 'Short of the Week' for helping bring our film to the attention of online audiences:
    shortoftheweek.com
    vimeo.com/channels/shortoftheweek
    facebook.com/shortoftheweek
    twitter.com/shortoftheweek

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    this is my last job scratched frame by frame directly on 35mm film,
    2 months of work, more than 7000 frames
    I hope you like it

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